Mugabe ‘planning to step down’

President Robert Mugabe is preparing to step down, a few hours after the Zimbabwean military took over power, a leading South African news website has reported.

“Mugabe ‘preparing to step down’ – senior source,” News24 website posted, without giving any further details.

Political tensions have been rising since President Mugabe recently sacked Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time ally, as vice-president.

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